Robb Report: American Single-Malt Whiskey Is About to Get an Official Designation From the U.S. Government

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Scotch die-hards may sneer at American single-malt whiskey. But the U.S. government doesn’t seem to have any qualms with the spirit.

The federal Tax and Trade Bureau will soon unveil its official definition of American single malt, giving some added legitimacy to the whiskey, The New York Times reported on Monday. It will be the first new spirit category in several years and firmly plants the American liquor in the mainstream.

Read the full article here by Tori Latham